Leading Edge Award

Program Overview

Awarded to individuals or parks for creativity in the development of new themes, facilities, programs, services or operational concepts in the water attractions industry; and to suppliers who have developed new concepts, products or services to the benefit of park members, their customers and the water attractions industry. Nominations for the 2022 award will open Summer of 2022. More Info

2021 Honorees

Below are the 2021 Award recipients.  Click the green Download More Info button to download a PDF with more details about each recipient. 

For their work on the expansion of Aquaventure Waterpark


For their work on Garden Rapids at the Big Pool



For their work on the Rulantica Waterpark outdoor expansion



For their development of UTexure Technology

For their work on "Tsunami Surge"


For their work on Studio City Water Park


For their work on "Parallel Pursuit"


For their work on Dreamworks Water Park


For their work on Typhoon World at VinWonders Phu Quoc



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Prior Years' Honorees

Find the list of previous award winners from 1992 to 2021 in a downloadable PDF format.